March 1- Women’s History Month

Leading ladies

In the United States, March is Women’s History Month. To celebrate, we present this puzzle in which every clue can be answered by a word, name, or phrase starting with HER or SHE. For example, “Pennsylvania locale dubbed ‘The Sweetest Place on Earth’” leads to HERSHEY, while “The Mets’ home from 1964 to 2008” would be SHEA STADIUM.
Can you guess all 14 answers?

1. Arthur Conan Doyle’s sleuth
2. Crustacean that lives in a secondhand shell
3. Successor of Calvin Coolidge
4. 1997 Disney film based on a hero of Greek         myth
5. Jim Parsons’ role on The Big Bang Theory
6. Leader of the Tijuana Brass
7. Moby-Dick author
8. “All I Wanna Do” singer
9. Friend of Harry Potter and Ron Weasley
10. Mashed potato-topped entrée
11. Hangout for Robin Hood and his Merry              Men
12. Agatha Christie’s sleuth
13. Celestial Seasonings specialty
14. Diploma, informally

Published in GAMES, March 2013

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